Call for Papers: Medical History of WWI
San Antonio, Texas, US
Proposals Deadline: 1 November 2017
Over 22-25 March 2018, the Army Medical Department Center of History and Heritage and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences along with the Society for the History of Navy Medicine will be co-sponsoring a conference on the medical history of WWI.
It will be hosted at the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School in San Antonio, Texas.
Presentations on all facets of naval medicine and healthcare related to the war are welcome, to include: historical understandings of navy medicine as practiced by all participants and in all geographic regions; consideration of the repercussions of the war on the practice of navy medicine; navy medicine in various campaigns; effects on the home fronts; postwar navy medical issues; navy mental health issues; the pandemic influenza; and related topics. A special call is made for papers tied to gender and navy medicine, especially in the context of navy nurses who served in World War I.
Presentations should be 30 minutes long, and two-paper panels are welcome.
A travel grant award for graduate students who wish to present papers at the conference will be announced at a later date.
Those interested in presenting in the context of naval medicine please contact the Executive Director of the Society for the History of Navy Medicine, Dr. Annette Finley-Croswhite, Professor of History, Old Dominion University, firstname.lastname@example.org